Swaraj speaks to Indian envoy over killing of Sikh man in US
Thirty-two-year-old Punjabi man, Jagjeet Singh, was stabbed to death outside a grocery store in California on Friday.Updated: May 11, 2017 20:21 IST
External affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has spoken to India ambassador in the US Navtej S Sarna in the wake reports of killing of a Sikh man in a suspected hate crime in that country.
“I have spoken to our Ambassador Mr.Navtej S.Sarna @IndianEmbassyUS. We are committed to help and protect all Indian citizens abroad,” she tweeted late on Sunday night.
Her response came hours after Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh brought the incident of the killing of the Sikh man to Swaraj’s notice.
“@SushmaSwaraj Another Sikh youth killed in suspected hate crime in US, seek your help to protect Sikhs living abroad (sic),” Singh tweeted.
As per reports, a 32-year-old Punjabi man, Jagjeet Singh, was stabbed to death outside a grocery store in California on Friday.
First Published: May 08, 2017 08:34 IST